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Why I don’t believe in New Year resolutions

I have deliberately kept this article away from the New year to try and establish and promote why resolutions don’t really work. I have managed to read 119 of pages of Tiny Habits (300 pages in total) by BJ Fogg and attempted to include 3 tiny habits on the back of this. Coincidentally, I started […]

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Staying positive in life makes the world of difference

During these strange times, people are either incredibly busy, or extremely quiet, with maybe too much time to think. Certainly, for me it has been a time of showing how important family is and nature on our regular walks in the countryside (rather muddy at the moment!). WhatsApp groups have also been important for me […]

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Imposter Syndrome 2021

I published Meaningful Moments on Imposter Syndrome in 2018. This probably gained the most interest of any articles I have written. The following article by Adele Hawkins is a lot more sophisticated than mine and is particularly useful if you are one of the 70% who have suffered from Imposter Syndrome. I was interviewed by […]

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How Coaching can be successful for you

Whether coaching is successful really depends on the coachee and whether they are comfortable with coaching and how much work they want to put into it. The coach is only the catalyst and I have found in my 15+ years of coaching that the harder I work, the less committed the coachee is; so I […]

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What do I do? I am a coach, mentor, very good listener through being a Samaritan and a coach supervisor

“I am so grateful for the support and the amazing foundation this support has given me over the years enabling me to gain confidence within myself and my practice. I know I would not be doing what I am doing if I had not had the encouragement and reassurance that you offered from the bottom […]

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Impact of Lockdown and how we can beat the Gloom?

In a very weird year, it seems many of us have massive mood swings whether we were in lockdown, or restricted as we are now. In some ways people seemed to be coping better in lockdown than they are now, though maybe not for people living alone in flats with no gardens. Although my business […]

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Why values are so important for Business

In my 15 years of being a coach and mentor I have published a couple of Meaningful Moments articles on values but not from a business perspective. Previously the articles, have been about an individual’s values. What is the difference I wonder? Values, defined by the Oxford English Dictionary, are “principles or standards of behaviour; […]

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What is going to be the long-term impact Covid-19?

Who knows, as we could still be in the middle of it, if a second wave takes place! In the meantime, my coaching and coach supervision business has now become either virtual or outside walking. How has Covid impacted you and your business/employer? Working from home has been beneficial for some and a lot harder […]

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How can you make redundancy an opportunity?

I wrote the basis of this article in 2010 when times were tough but not as tough as they are going to be over the next few months. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting some sectors a lot more than others which means that a lot of employees are going to have to think outside the […]

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How will you and your company come out of Lockdown?

There have to be some positives coming out of the last 3 months but are we and our companies going to maximise these opportunities going forward? 1 Managers have had to trust their employees and generally have been repaid. Are you going to restructure your working week and become even more efficient – will you […]

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